• NNSA has taken aggressive action to improve the security of its nuclear weapons material (often referred to as special nuclear material, or SNM) and nuclear weapons in its custody.  One major
  • Information security deals with requirements for the protection and control of information and matter required to be classified or controlled by statutes, regulations, or NNSA and Department of
  • Safeguards First Principles InitiativeNNSA undertook a Safeguards First Principles Initiative (SFPI) to develop a principle-based standard for Material Control and Accountability (MC&A) Programs
  • After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, NNSA took steps to protect its critical facilities from vehicle bombs and strengthened its facilities against attacks.  NNSA has begun consolidating its
  • NNSA has some of the best trained and best equipped forces protecting its nuclear weapons and material.  Since the events of September 11, 2001, NNSA has hired additional armed security police
  • The Office of Defense Nuclear Security develops and implements NNSA security programs to protect, control, and account for materials, information, and facilities across the nuclear security